Follow us
Pin It

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Four-year-olds win, Tea Party loses

Weird Load Nation writer Chad Nance posted a must-read piece on N.C. Speaker of the House Thom Tillis' recent run-in with a Superior Court judge's ruling regarding his blatant determination to strip our children of their educations.

Here's a snippet

A Superior Court judge has told North Carolina's ALEC backed Tea Party Republicans in the General Assembly that he will not revisit his decision to order North Carolina to provide pre-kindergarten education to all at-risk 4-year-olds. Judge Howard Manning has also informed Tea Party/GOP legislative leaders they have no legal standing to intervene in the case.

In a ruling released Friday the Wake County Judge upheld his July decision to strike

down a portion of the state budget that would limit the number of 4-year-olds in need who could enroll in pre-k programs, ruling that the state Constitution requires the state to provide a quality education to all children. This would have effectively ended the MoreatFour program and snatched it from control of the department of education. this was part of a large scheme cooked up at ALEC conferences then implemented by Thom Tillis and his fellow Tea Party crew in the General Assembly.


Tea Party Thom Tillis, himself, seemed confused and didn't really seem to grasp what had happened to him.

Read on here.

Tags: , , , , , ,

  • Pin It

Comments (5)

Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

Creative Loafing encourages a healthy discussion on its website from all sides of the conversation, but we reserve the right to delete any comments that detract from that. Violence, racism and personal attacks that go beyond the pale will not be tolerated.

Readers also liked…

Latest in The CLog

More by Rhiannon Fionn

Search Events

Recent Comments
items in Creative Loafing Charlotte More in Creative Loafing Charlotte pool

© 2017 Womack Newspapers, Inc.
Powered by Foundation